Wednesday April 8th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Dodgers (7-3)..Will Myers RBI-single in 9th..Derek Norris 2R-double in 9th..Will Middlebrooks RBI-single in 9th…Dodgers commit 3-errors…Justin Upton had RBI-triple early…Craig Kimbrel strikes out side in Dodgers 9th in first appearance for San Diego…San Diego survives another 3H-nite from Adrian Gonzalez-including HR…Gonzalez (6-9) in series..LA wastes 5-no hit inning effort from Zack Greinke.
  • San Diego-LA..Close out series tonite….Andrew Cashner-vs-Brandon McCarthy.
  • Padres…USA Today reports Padres calling around trying to make a deal for a hitting shortstop-not convinced Amirista-Barmes are right fit.
  • Angels-W-Mariners (2-0)…David Freese 2RHR..CJ Wilson 2-hit shutout
  • Halos-M’s..Matchup Matt Shoemaker-vs-Hishashi Iwakuma at Safeco Field.
  • Angels..P-Garrett Richards makes 100-pitch start in intrasquad game..ready for rehab assignment possibly Salt Lake City on weekend.
  • Giants-L-Diamondbacks…David Peralta-Jake Lamb both hit 3R-HRs off Ryan Voglesong.
  • Rockies-W-Brewers..Colorado hits 6-doubles..Nick Hundley 3-hits in win.
  • Cardinals-Cubs…Postponed-rain-cold weather Wrigley Field.
  • Braves-W-Marlins..Braves score 7R-in lst inning off Mat Latos..Freddie Freeman-Andrelton Simmons combine 6H..
  • Orioles-W-Rays..Steve Pearce 2R-HR…Adam Jones 2-RBIs
  • Rangers-W-Athletics..Prince Fielder 2-run scoring singles..
  • Yankees…P-Masahiro Tanaka considering elbow surgery after losing more velocity in opening day start.
  • Yankees…P-Ty Hensley has Tommy John surgery…former lst round pick becomes 17th player to have operation this spring.
  • Giants..P-Matt Cain-strained elbow tendon possible..MRI-on forearm..had elbow surgery last year.
  • Mets..DL-P-Jenrry Mejia-after cortisone shot in shoulder.
  • Brewers..OF-Ryan Braun-exam on rib cage-hip area.
  • A’s…Looking for outfield help…interest in Carlos Quentin-ex-Padre…Cody Ross-ex-Diamondback.
  • Rangers..Sign FA-P-Wandy Rodriguez.
  • MLB…Pace of Game Rules Changes….Opening day-average time (2:48)…last year opening day (3:08).,,20-minute difference.

Football

  • Chargers…Stadium Task Force holds conference call with NFL-Stadium-VP Eric Grubman…Lasts 1-hour…Discuss “Trail Mix” financing plan San Diego is working ..NFL confirms it would put 200M in G6-Loan Fund into the project…Also were updated on NFL process if Chargers wanted to move to Los Angeles…Grubman coming to San Diego next Tuesday..
  • Chargers…NFL sources say they are interested in Iowa OL Brandon Scherff and RB-Jay Ajayi-Boise with lst and 2nd round picks.
  • Aaron Hernandez…Closing arguments-Tense Day in court…Defense says Patriots player is innocent…calls police work sloppy….”No motive-no weapon”…Prosecution in 90-minute presentation “Hernandez orchestrated murder-executed man-tried to cover-up with fiancee-co conspirators.”
  • William Allen…Former 1st round NYGiants draft pick…Indicted running $32M-Ponzi Scheme…Stole some $7M…$11M unaccounted for…loaned money to other NFL players-charged high interest rates…never repaid investors.
  • Kwame Harris..ex-49ers OT..arrested…2-DUI-hit-run-leaving scene accident..and assaulting officer-biting him…found passed out wheel of car on street-motor running-car in gear…has had multiple issues with substance abuse and domestic abuse arrests.
  • Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy rips Eagles coach Chip Kelly…’Does not like stars..nor respect veteran players’.
  • Cardinals…CB-Patrick Peterson…doctors put him on meds for diabetes-age 24.
  • Vikings..RB-Adrian Peterson meets with Roger Goodell-wants immediate reinstatement…drops hints does not want to play for Vikings.
  • Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Seyi Ajirotutu-Chargers…S-EJ Biggers-Redskins.
  • Cowboys…Visit with Georgia RB-Todd Gurley-coming off knee surgery.
  • Houston..Visit with UCLA-QB-Brett Hundley.
  • Miami..Visit with FA-WR-Greg Jennings-ex Viking-Packer.
  • Redskins..Visit with RB-Stevan Ridley-ex-Patriots
  • Bills..Visit with S-Dawan Landry-ex-Jets
  • Dick Wood…AFL-QB-NY Jets…longtime college QB-coach…NFL assistant..passes away (75Y).
  • Eddie LeBaron…old Redskins-Cowboys QB-buried in funeral service..died last week (85Y)

Basketball

  • Wisconsin…Coach Bo Ryan very critical of Refs in NCAA championship game….Called 2-fouls on Badgers in lst half…13-in 2nd half.
  • NCAA….TV Ratings Championship game (17-Share)…Overall March Madness…highest ratings in 22-Years…
  • VCU..Hires Will Wade-UT Chattanooga to replace Shaka Smart-who took Texas job.
  • Dave Bliss…Suspended for 10Y-by NCAA-aftermath Baylor drug-shooting scandal..hired by NAIA-Southwestern Oklahoma.
  • Illinois State..Tragedy..Assistant coach and Associate AD both killed when commuter flite coming back from tourney crashes-7 killed-Bloomington, Illinois.
  • UCLA…F-Kevin Looney leaves school-files for NBA draft.
  • Lakers-L-Clippers (105-100)…JJ Redick-Chris Paul combine (46P)…Clippers beat Lakers 7th straight time…Lakers (20-57)…Clippers (53-26)
  • Lakers..Coach Byron Scott refuses to apologize for comments..”wouldn’t want some of these guys in my foxhole-might shoot me in the back”
  • San Antonio-W-Okl City..Spurs beat Thunder by 25P in Oke City..Spurs (52-26)…
  • Golden State-L-New Orleans..Warriors (63-15)
  • Hawks-W-Suns..Atlanta (58-19)…Hold Suns 69P.
  • Lakers-at-Denver…LA (47-112) last two seasons now heading into tonite’s game..
  • Portland (50-27)-vs-Minnesota.
  • Houston (53-24)-vs-Spurs
  • Cavs-Bucks…Cleveland won 30-of-37..

Hockey

  • Kings-L-Edmonton (4-2)..Matt Fraser scordes 2-goals…Oilers had been (1-8-1)..LA playoff hopes dealt bad blow..LA (93P).
  • Calgary-W-Arizona…Sean Monihan-Johnny Gaudreau score key goals..Flames (95P) hold 8th spot.
  • Winnipeg-W-St Louis…Jets huge road win…(96P) now in 7th playoff spot.
  • Rangers-W-Devils…NY (111P)..win President’s Trophy for best record-clinch home ice advantage.
  • Ducks-Dallas tonite…Anaheim (107P) with 2-games left.
  • Blackhawks…Brad Richards may miss start of playoffs with shoulder injury…already without Patrick Kane.

 

General

  • Masters…Tees off tomorrow….Tiger Woods paired with flashy young star Jimmie Walker….Phil Mickelson paired with red-hot Rory McIlroy.

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